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Fact Monster - Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help. Fact Monster is a reference center that is searchable by keyword or subject. The site is colorful, eye catching, and easy to use. Included are instructions for citing the site and a Homework Center section.

Information Please Almanac - The Information Please Almanac contains brief information on the people, places, things and events in our world, from sports to science, countries to holidays, and just about everything in between. There's also an online dictionary and an online encyclopedia. You can click through the lists of topics, or use the search engine to find the exact information you are looking for.

inQuiry Almanack - A monthly magazine formerly published by the Franklin Institute for "inQuiring minds". Articles from 1995-1999 list events in history, spotlight a variety of topics that are indexed in the archives, and even give puzzlers.

Kids' Almanac on Presidents. If you have a factual question, or just want to browse through some interesting information, this is a great place to start. All the contents of a good almanac, organized and written for kids!

Kids' Almanac on Space - This is a well organized Yahooligans site on space with Brain Pop movies and a galactic glossary. Good graphics and easy to read information.

The Old Farmer's Almanac - This is a web version of The Old Farmer's Almanac, "North America's oldest continuously published periodical" which is published once a year in September. The Almanac lists interesting information about the weather, sunrise and sunset times, phases of the moon, gardening information, seasonal recipes and crafts, and many other items.

The World Almanac for Kids Online - This site contains facts and info on U.S. presidents, states, the environment, world religions, inventors, historical birthdays, population, space, animals, and sports.

The World Factbook - This is the online version of the World Factbook, which includes information on every country in the world - from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Each individual country has a separate page with information about the geography, people, government, and more. This site also has a map collection.